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Fall 2019 series
Enjoy reviews of an engrossing novel; an inside look at Freedom of the Press; an overview of American music that served a role in social consciousness and activism; a description of Chinese global strategy; a behind-the-scenes look at the space program that landed us on the moon 50 years ago; an approach for achieving Justice in society; a biography of the female spy who helped win WWII; and an examination of the legal case that served as a turning point in American history.
September 17 — Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
September 24 — Truth in Our Times: Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts by David E. McCraw
October 1 — Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made A Nation by Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw
October 8 — Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order by Bruno Macaes
October 15 — One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon by Charles Fishman
October 22 — Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment and the Rule of Law by Preet Bharara
October 29 — A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy who Helped Win WWII by Sonia Purnell
November 5 — Separate: The Story of Plessy V. Ferguson and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation by Steve Luxenberg